> environmental>Enhancing & Maintaining an Environmental Management System (EMS)

Introduction

Build the practical skills and knowledge you need to develop or enhance an Environmental Management System (EMS) with this training course. Discover the actions, tools and techniques required to implement or improve an inherited EMS, including procedural and process information.

Duration

2 Days – 9.00–17.00

Who Should Attend?

  • People involved in planning and/or coordinating the implementation process for a system addressing environmental issues
  • People who have been assigned the task of establishing or inheriting an EMS
  • Decision makers in the implementation process
  • Those wanting to understand the implementation process

Course Objectives

  • Identify environmental aspects and impacts that create the baseline from which an EMS is created and developed
  • Recognise cultural change and management issues, which play a role in the implementation process
  • Establish the initial steps to be taken in developing an EMS
  • Develop skills in the preparation of written procedures and required documentation
  • Recognise the appropriate resources and capabilities necessary for maintaining an EMS

Course Content

  • What is an EMS
  • How to implement and improve an EMS
  • The ISO 14001 model and an ISO 14001:2015 Standard Revision Overview
  • Developing an Environmental policy
  • Common features of an EMS
  • Identifying environmental risks
  • Managing environmental improvement actions
  • Operational controls and emergency planning
  • Training & communication
  • Developing and maintaining EMS documentation
  • Monitoring, measuring and reporting
  • Auditing and management review
  • Cultural change and implementation
  • Maintaining an EMS to achieve continual improvement

What are the benefits?

This course offers valuable day to day knowledge and skills essential to an efficient environmental management system.

In-House Courses

Offering better value for money, they can be designed to closely match your specific requirements.

Style of Delivery & Course Leaders

Our course tutors are approved training providers, approved by the CQI and IRCA Certified training program. They are qualified and experienced with extensive practical knowledge across a wide range of commercial, institutional and industrial environments.

Certification

All delegates will be awarded a certificate verifying attendance and completion of the course.

Booking & Course Fees

The fee includes lunch and refreshments during the course.